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PBS
Dec 20, 2012 12:00am PST
head-on way than most countries. >> rose: including the united states? >> well, i think in the u.s. -- obviously you've got your own decisions to make about your fiscal problems and your issues and obviously your president and congress are engaging in that at the moment. but in the u.k. we have done that, we have got ahead of the curve and you can see in measures, for example, of how competitive the economies are, the you can is steadily becoming more and more competitive. >> rose: there's also this, the united states is engaged in this great debate that's going on in the white house with speaker of the house john boehner and the president of the united states, barack obama. what would be the optimal outcome of that debate as you look at it as a man who's dealing with the same kinds of problems? >> i'd say two things. one is we do need a resolution of this problem. i think the most immediate short-term problem facing the world economy-- i stress the word short term" is the u.s. fiscal cliff. i think if that is not resolved that is going to cause considerable problem for the world a
PBS
Dec 16, 2012 3:30pm PST
in america, half the in two. when in doubt, punt. >> the u.s. chamber of commerce represents the interests of more than 3 million businesses. small shops to large corporations. the 100-year-old chamber has offices and staff in every major city girdling the globe. now, regarding the fiscal cliff gridlock, what is the judgment of the chamber? answer. don't do anything now. punt. instead of lawmakers racing in the 14 days left of their lame duck session with christmas day in the middle of it, to implement spending cuts and tax hikes, the chamber says congress and the president should simply and temporarily extend the bush tax cuts across the board. punting will leave current tax policy and fiscal outlays unchanged. thereby wreaking no havoc on the economy and no gun at your head settlement. the newly elected congress comes in january, so any detante will have more legitimacy if it originates at the time of a new incoming congress rather than a lame duck departing one. question, what's the rational thing for our lawmakers to do? mort zuckerman. >> the rational thing, the grown-up thing, which,
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
. they have been doing well worldwide, particularly in the u.k. and the u.s. from the york, we have this report. >> a trend, old people in the movies. next month, a movie set at a retirement home story musicians and several british actors. tommy lee jones succeeded this year in "i hope springs" been called a midlife romantic comedy. and then there was the marigold hotel, the story of a british retiree at a hotel in india that has been very profitable, costing $10 million to make, taking in $140 million around the world. the film cast is unusual because of many of its older characters. >> they are taking charge. >> the new wave of films is being welcomed. and everything is geared towards the youth, and to see people my age makes me feel good on film, like we are not forgotten. >> liam neeson is flourishing as an action star at the age of 60, maintaining that older people have been underserved by hollywood. >> they're making movies for 15- year-old up to 25-year-olds. >> studios maintain that older people figure into their calculations. >> older audiences are avid moviegoers, they gre
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
to show here in the u.s. is much more about the family and the house again, the world of downton abbey we have grown to love to see, the machinations and how all of that plays out. it wouldn't be enough just to have the lady, you need the upstairs and downstairs. >> you need the yin and the yang. >> they mirror each other and affect each other, the lives of the downstairs people intertwined with the people upstairs. and you needed that contrast, i think. >> somebody has to polish the silver. >> absolutely. >> that is very effective. he think also the success is the beginning of recognizable history, i mean my mother was born in 1919, my dad was born in 1908. >> rose: mine too about then. >> so we see telephones and see the things we take for granted now, the telephones, cars, electricity creeping into society so it is not removed this the way the jane austen historical dramas are which are bustles and bonnets. >> this is the beginning of our recognized history now and i think that adds to the immediacy of the way. >> rose: were you born with that voice or acquire it? >> it was misspent yo
PBS
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm PST
for president of france. authorities in mexico and the u.s. confirmed today that singer jenni rivera was killed sunday in a plane crash. she and six others were on a private jet that went down south of monterrey in northern mexico. the cause of the crash is under investigation. rivera was one of the most popular female singers in the musical genre known as grupero. she sold more than 15 million albums and won a number of latin music awards. jenni rivera was 43 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: michigan, home to the united auto workers and one of the most heavily unionized states in the country, is suddenly ground zero in the national debate over workers' rights, as the republican lawmakers who control the state's legislature prepare to cast a vote tomorrow that could permanently alter the political landscape. >> ifill: hundreds of people descended on the state capitol building in lansing last week to protest a move to make michigan a right-to-work state. republicans running the state house and senate have approved a pair of bills to allow workers
PBS
Dec 15, 2012 12:00am PST
together. but it's also very common in civilian life so in the u.s. general population, estimates of similar around 2 to 3% of people have post traumatic stress disorder in their lifetime. some people are more likely to develop ptsd because of their occupations. a lot of post traumatic stress disorder in firefighters, in policemen and women. and then as eric also mentioned, more ptsd in the general population in women than in men in large part because of the kinds of traumatic experiences women are often exposed to, domestic violence, sexual trauma and the like. >> rose: is the core here the fear, whether it's from war or from civilian life, the idea of the constant fear of being assaulted? >> so the core is really that something life threatening has happened to profoundly change the individual's view of the world and their expectations. and a big part of it then is this ongoing fear that it could recur, it could happen again, it's going to come back opinions when did you first notice it, john. when did you become aware that what you had been experiencing might be something not--
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)